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Bar Harbor Chamber names new leader

The Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce has named a former Eastern Maine Development Corp. employee as its new executive director.The...

How Sawyer Fredericks of NBC's 'The Voice' ended up with a Maine-made guitar

Dylan Martin |

When 16-year-old Sawyer Fredericks won the eighth season of NBC talent competition "The Voice" Tuesday night, most viewers probably didn’t know he was playing a...

New firm expands CEI’s small business lending

Coastal Enterprises Inc. (CEI) has launched a new national firm that aims to lend up to $5 million to small businesses that can’t obtain loans from conventional...

Gardiner to end unique business loan program

The Gardiner City Council has voted to end the city’s revolving loan program for small businesses, with plans to use the funds for other economic development...

SBA events aim to help Maine small businesses

The Maine district office of the U.S. Small Business Administration is sponsoring a number of events next week to support small business efforts and provide technical assistance,...

Gardiner may end unique business loan program

Gardiner city officials are being asked to determine the fate of the city's revolving loan program for small businesses.

Business contest announced for Katahdin area

The Maine Small Business Development Centers is holding a new business plan competition for small businesses and entrepreneurs in Millinocket, East Millinocket and Medway.

Saco River Dyehouse and Biovation among 10 semifinalists in $30K business plan contest

Dylan Martin |

Gorham Savings Bank has announced the 10 semifinalists in its third annual LaunchPad Competition for startups and existing companies seeking a boost in funding.

Selling the family business: A Portland investment banker sees an uptick in M&A activity

James McCarthy |

The continued improvement of the economy is driving merger and acquisition activity both nationwide and in Maine, particularly among baby boomer owners who waited through the recession...

Falmouth business owner faces prostitution charge

The owner of a Falmouth acupressure therapy business has been charged with engaging in prostitution following an investigation that began seven months ago.